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Staff Nurse ( Band 5) Neonatal Unit

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum incl HCAS pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023
Kingston Neonatal Unit is committed to the development of all nurses, through education. The Neonatal Unit is recruiting band 5 nurses who wish to have a career in neonatal nursing. The applicant can be newly qualified or with experience or looking for a change in career direction. There are two WTE equivalent positions, part time will be considered.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work as part of a team of nurses caring for preterm and sick infants. The Unit is a Local Neonatal Unit with two intensive care beds, four high dependency and 12 special care. The successful applicant will be supported in caring for infants in all areas with access to specialist qualifications. The shifts are 11.5 hours covering days and nights , seven days per week. The successful applicant will have a passion for working with families to care for infants, support with breastfeeding and follow and our family integrated care model.

About us

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country - close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance. -Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 - Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year. -HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has five key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

- Caring- Safe - Responsible - Value Each Other- Inspiring

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting and person specification document which contains more information about the role

Person Specification



  • Neonatal Experience/ newly qualified
  • BSc or equivalent
  • Interest in Neonatal Nursing


  • Assessing course.
  • Interested in speciality courses
  • Breast feeding qualification

Persoanl Development


  • Interested in career development


  • Aware of neonatal career pathway

Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital

Galsworthy Road Kingston KT2 7QB



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